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Pharmacy minor illness advice

Suffering from a minor illness and want advice as quickly as possible?

Did you know that your local pharmacist can give confidential advice and treatment if needed for a number of common illnesses without the need for an appointment with your GP?

Here as just some of the conditions that your pharmacist can help you with:

  • coughs, colds and sore throats
  • minor skin conditions and acne
  • athletes foot
  • styes and minor eye infections
  • head lice
  • pain, including backache
  • cold sores
  • diarrhoea/constipation
  • colic
  • thrush

 

Pharmacists provide many other services including:

  • NHS emergency hormonal contraception
  • NHS smoking cessation support
  • Advice on travel injection requirements and supply of malaria prevention


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